Employment Opportunities

Older Americans Act Consultant-Health Promotion Program Specialist

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc., is looking for a 32-hour per week Older Americans Act Consultant-Health Promotion Program Specialist. This position provides ongoing training, program assessment, and technical assistance to aging units in a 70-county and 11-tribe service area with a primary focus on healthy aging and health promotion programs.

Applicants must have experience in the coordination of community health promotion programs as well as proven experience working as a member of a team. A Bachelor’s degree is required and a Certified Health Education Specialist is desired, but not required. Position can be located in the community where the chosen candidate currently resides. Applicant must be willing to travel within our service area. For a full job description, see below.

Older American Act Consultant-Health Promotion Program Specialist

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to:
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
Attn. John Schnabl, Programs Manager
125 N. Executive Drive, Suite 207
Brookfield, WI 53005
or e-mail to info@gwaar.org

Guardianship Support Center Managing Attorney

The Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, Inc. seeks an attorney licensed in Wisconsin to join the five-attorney staff of its Elder Law and Advocacy Center in the Madison office. This is a full-time, grant-funded position managing the Wisconsin Guardianship Support Center, addressing the needs of vulnerable adults, their families, health care and social service providers, long-term support systems, and adult protective services staff with the legal issues of guardianship, protective services, financial and health care advance directives, and mental health commitments.

The attorney will staff a statewide telephone helpline providing neutral information on adult guardianship and related matters; collaborate with statewide partners and counties to promote and educate consumers on advance directives; draft quarterly newsletters on related topics; conduct at least 12 outreach presentations annually to professional and consumer organizations; moderate an interactive adult protective service professionals email listserv; maintain a program website with up-to-date consumer publications; participate in broad-based workgroups on guardian training and education; prepare ready-to-use training materials; and work with counties to strengthen the use of volunteer guardians.

GSC Managing Attorney Position Description

To apply, submit resume and cover letter addressing experience in

(a) substantive knowledge of guardianship and advance directives
(b) providing legal telephone and email consultations,
(c) conducting outreach, developing training programs, and creating educational materials for both professionals and consumers, and
(d) systemic advocacy. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please submit materials electronically with the subject line GUARDIANSHIP ATTORNEY to Attorney Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager, by January 24, 2018. Salary DOE. Generous fringe benefits package.

GWAAR is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, people with disabilities, and older adults are encouraged to apply.